The Really Quite Good British Cookbook

Ask visitors to Britain for their appraisal of the food and there will be mixed reactions, therefore this book with a typically British understated title, will catch the attention of many.

Compiled by award-winning food critic, author and MasterChefUK regular William SitwellThe Really Quite Good British Cookbook is keenly anticipated and a stunning object in its own right. 

'What do you cook for the people you love?' This was the question asked of a hundred of Britain’s food heroes. In reply they have shared their most beloved recipes to make this extraordinary cookbook.

  • Nigella Lawson divulges how to bake her chocolate Guinness cake
  • Rick Stein fries up shrimp and dill fritters with ouzo.
  • Yotam Ottolenghi would serve pea and mint croquettes.
  • Jamie Oliver opts for his unrivalled Happy Fish Pie. 
  • ... and many more contribute to the feast.

These are just a few of the incredible recipes provided by the best and brightest on the British food scene, including names such as Raymond Blanc, Marco Pierre White, Gordon Ramsay, Tom Aikens, Antonio Carluccio, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Delia Smith, James Martin, Nigel Slater, Thomasina Miers, Mark Hix, Jason Atherton, Claudia Roden and many more.

Ultimately it is a celebration of the breadth, creativity and richness of Britain’s unique food culture.

William Sitwell is an award-winning editor, broadcaster, writer and food critic. Best known as a critic on the BBC show MasterChef, he’s the long-standing editor of Waitrose Food magazine and writes about food for a variety of newspapers and magazines. As Editorial Director at John Brown Media, he has launched food magazines for supermarkets across the world from Dubai to Boston.

Released in March 2017 by Echo Publishing, hardcover, $49.99  More information....

 
 

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